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Congregation B'nai Jeshurun
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Short Hills, NJ

Congregation B'nai Jeshurun


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Published 3 days ago

November 2, 2020
$100,000 - $100,000

The Controller, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for all accounting and reporting activities of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun and the Cemetery. The Controller will be involved in supporting financial presentations to the Board of Trustees and the Budget, Audit and Investment Committees. 

 The Controller will lead all day-to-day accounting operations and supervise two other professionals. The Controller has functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, investment management reporting, and cash management. The Controller will work closely with Clergy and Senior Leadership in supporting the budget development process and in the support of Temple operations.

Key Responsibilities

·        Oversee accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems.

o   Manage all aspects of accounting, including billing, accounts receivable, collections, accounts payable, cash management, payroll and financial statements preparation.

o   Ensure financical control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and expenditures. to ensure accuracy of financial records and appropriate compliance procedures.

o   Manage accounting of Restricted Funds and Endowments. 

o   Support  annual budget process in partnership with Executive Director, senior staff and the Budget Committee.

o   Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget. 

o   Prepare  monthly and annual financial statements for the  Budget Committee, Board, and staff where necessary.

·        Coordinate the annual independent audit

o   Serve as primary interface with external auditors ensuring that all schedules, reconciliations and statements are prepared timely for execution of annual financial audit.

·        Maintain corporate documents and ensure compliance with various reporting requirements of local, state and federal agencies.

·        Communicate with benefit administrator for 403 (b) retirement plan

·        Liaison with the Budget, Audit and Investment Committees of the Board.

·        Any other activities as appropriately directed by the Executive Director.

Professional Requirements and Skills

·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

·        Five  plus years of accounting, financial analysis and reporting experience

·        Knowledge of 501(c)(3) structure and operations, fund accounting and best practices pertaining to restricted funds and endowments a plus.

·        Computer and accounting software expertise including Excel and QuickBooks

·        Ability to manage people, priorities and workflow

·        Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills

·        Independent thinker and self-motivated; personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the organization

The Controller, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for all accounting and reporting activities of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun and the Cemetery. The Controller will be involved in supporting financial…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

403(B)

Medical and Dental

Life Insurance and Short Term Disability 

Could become a 4 day per week position

403(B)

Medical and Dental

Life Insurance and Short Term Disability 

Could become a 4 day per week position

Location

1025 South Orange Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078

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